Deceived (A Kelly Pruett Mystery) by Mary Keliikoa


Deceived (A Kelly Pruett Mystery)
by Mary Keliikoa

The story is well-written, well-paced, and Keliikoa hooks the reader early.
~Christa Reads and Writes

This book kept me turning the pages and reading late into the night! I highly recommend Deceived as well as the prior two books to all mystery lovers!
~Christy’s Cozy Corners

This is a great addition to this fun PI cozy series. Great characters and a flowing storyline will keep you reading until the very end. I really liked it so I give it 4/5 stars.
~Books A Plenty Book Reviews

This is my first experience with both the Kelly Pruett mysteries and author Mary Keliikoa. I dove into Deceived headfirst and I was not disappointed.
~Sapphyria’s Books

I thoroughly enjoyed Deceived and was kept wondering who the killer could be until the end. This is an excellent addition to the female-PI genre, and I look forward to reading more from this author.
~Mysteries With Character

Can Kelly find the granddaughter before it is too late? You will have to read this book to find out and I can tell you will not be disappointed!
~ebook Addicts

About Deceived

Deceived (A Kelly Pruett Mystery)
Cozy Mystery – Woman Sleuths
3rd in Series
Setting – Oregon
Camel Press (May 10, 2022)
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 218 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1603818650
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1603818650
Digital ASIN ‏ : ‎ B09Q7SG18K

In the third thrilling book in the Kelly Pruett mystery series–Her world was falling into place. Then women started dropping off the map.

 

PI Kelly Pruett finally feels like she’s coming into her own. With her personal life well on track, a gig uncovering what drove a client’s granddaughter underground could be good for business. But after her undercover operation at the homeless shelter reveals rampant drug dealing, she’s suddenly kicked off the case… just as another girl goes missing.

 

Vowing to expose the truth even if it means pro-bono work, Kelly is taken aback when her half-sister helps her hunt down answers in a tent city brimming with distrust. When her investigation doesn’t move quickly enough to save a second woman from a vicious murder, Kelly doubles her efforts unwilling to accept defeat.

About Mary Keliikoa 

Mary Keliikoa is the Shamus finalist and Lefty, Agatha and Anthony nominated author of the PI Kelly Pruett mystery series, and the Misty Pines mystery series featuring former Portland homicide detective turned small-town sheriff. Her short stories have appeared in Woman’s World and in the anthology Peace, Love and Crime.

A Pacific NW native, she spent years working around lawyers and admits to being that person who gets excited when called for jury duty. When not in Washington, you can find Mary on the beach in Hawaii. But even under the palm trees and blazing sun, she’s plotting her next murder—novel that is.

Author Links

Website: https://marykeliikoa.com/

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Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/20038534.Mary_Keliikoa

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